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Guide to the Casa Zapata murals collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0897
    Title: Casa Zapata murals collection
    Dates: 1984-1995
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: Dating from 1984 to 1995, files include clippings, correspondence, course materials, and student papers about the murals at Casa Zapata. Included are letters to and from Casa Zapata muralist José Antonio "Tony" Burciaga, records from the “Murals as Social Conscience Art” and “Enfoque Femenil” courses offered as part of the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI) program, as well as several clippings related to the controversial mural “The Spirit of Hoover.”
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Casa Zapata Murals Collection (SC0897). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Casa Zapata is a Chicano/Latino ethnic theme dorm at Stanford University, known for its many cultural heritage murals.

    Description of the Collection

    Dating from 1984 to 1995, files include clippings, correspondence, course materials, and student papers about the murals at Casa Zapata. Included are letters to and from Casa Zapata muralist José Antonio "Tony" Burciaga, records from the “Murals as Social Conscience Art” and “Enfoque Femenil” courses offered as part of the Stanford Workshops on Political and Social Issues (SWOPSI) program, as well as several clippings related to the controversial mural “The Spirit of Hoover.”

    Access Terms

    Burciaga, José Antonio.
    Mexican American art--California.